Ordering Morale Military Unit Patches

Creating custom military unit patches can be an exciting task, although sometimes it turns into a tedious task, where you spend countless of  sleepless nights scouring the internet trying to find inspiration to make your patch just perfect. You then submit your ideas to your patch manufacturer and (fingers crossed)  just sit and wait for them to deliver the perfect patch to you.

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The above statement can sound a little idyllic for some.

Especially if this is the first time you are ordering custom patches over the internet or if you are using a manufacturer for the first time.

We know the fear can be real and that’s why we love to share successful customer stories, from beginning to end. Enjoy.

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What would you say if we told you that we can make amazing CUSTOM Army Unit Patches from a simple sketch and a picture of an “inspiration patch”?

Well our customers sent us this simple black and white version of their unit logo and a picture of a patch with a nice shape and style they liked. The request was simple. Use this two elements, add a couple of flags,  a wreath and well… Just make it work.

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On the one hand the sort of caduceus symbol with the tittles above and below was their emblem, the main element that identified their unit, on the other hand we had this old style embroidered patch,  with at least three elements: the phantom, the helicopter and the moon. Moreover, part of the mandatory requirement was to add those two flags, the American one and another from Afghanistan and the wreath. ¡That was too much for a little patch!

Our designer had to decide which elements to take out of the formula. At the end the only thing he could save from the old patch was the shape. And so after a couple of art iterations they decided this was the right design:


Which can scare some people of, all of those lines and terms such as “sewing line” “recessed line”… Some could say What the heck is this? But they didn’t. They either understood it or they decided they were going to trust us with the final design. Which looks just like this:


This is a better angle of it. Notice the caduceus stands out from the background thanks to the layer style. The same thing happens with the tittles in high relief. The flags and the wreath are part of the background thanks also to the layering technic.

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Cool huh?

The amazing characteristics of PVC patches is the flexibility and capabilities of adding those unique touches to a design.

Where a different technique such as a printed or embroidery could make this patch look cluttered, or simple, PVC layering can help you attract attention to your star elements, those that represent the heart of your unit, where you have put all of your time and effort.

Go ahead and start layering… Trust the PVC Patch Pros Request a quote today!


Send us your project’s details and we will help you make awesome Patches out of military logos, shields or any other idea you come with. Our Soft PVC patches are ideal for give Military Rank and are used not only by Marine Corps, Navy, Army, Coast Guard, Aviation but also by Police, EMS and Security Services.

 Celebrating Spirit and Unity: The Role of Military Unit Morale Patches

In the fabric of military life, where tradition and symbolism hold significant value, morale patches serve as a vibrant expression of unity, spirit, and sometimes humor. These patches, worn on uniforms, bags, or other gear, are more than just decorative. They play a crucial role in boosting troop morale and fostering a sense of camaraderie and identity among service members. Here’s a closer look at the significance of military unit morale patches and how they contribute to the esprit de corps.

 1. A Symbol of Identity and Pride

Morale patches offer military personnel a way to express their unit’s identity and ethos uniquely and creatively. Each patch is designed with symbols, mottos, or images that represent the unit’s particular culture, mission, or history. Wearing such a patch is a matter of pride, as it instantly identifies a soldier’s affiliation and their shared experiences and values with their comrades.

 2. Boosting Morale in Challenging Environments

The military environment can often be challenging and stressful, with service members facing long deployments away from family and operating under difficult conditions. Morale patches bring a touch of humor or a motivational message that can lighten the mood and boost spirits. This small morale enhancer can make a significant difference in maintaining the spirit of the troop.

 3. Encouraging Unity and Teamwork

By wearing a common symbol, members of a unit feel a stronger bond with each other. This unity is crucial in military operations where teamwork and mutual support can determine the success of a mission. Morale patches reinforce this sense of belonging and commitment to one another’s safety and success.

 4. Historical Significance and Collectibility

Many morale patches also carry historical significance, commemorating past missions, notable events, or fallen comrades. They become collectible items, cherished by military personnel as mementos of their service and the pivotal moments of their careers. Collecting patches can become a hobby in itself, each patch telling a story and becoming a part of military history.

 5. Customization and Personal Expression

Unlike standard issue military insignia, morale patches are often unofficial and offer a space for personal expression. Units can design their patches, sometimes adding elements that reflect in-jokes or popular culture references that resonate with the group. This customization makes each patch deeply personal and valued by its wearers.

 Creating Your Own Military Morale Patches

For military units looking to create their own morale patches, the design process is a collaborative effort that embodies the spirit and character of the team. Whether you’re commemorating a successful operation, highlighting your unit’s unique capabilities, or simply injecting some humor into your daily routine, a well-crafted morale patch can serve as a lasting symbol of your unit’s identity and esprit de corps.

Here at PVC Emblems, we specialize in creating high-quality, custom-designed morale patches that resonate with the values and spirit of military personnel. Our team is dedicated to capturing the essence of your unit’s identity and transforming it into a vibrant, durable patch that you can wear with pride.

Morale patches are a small but powerful tool for maintaining morale, fostering unity, and expressing the unique culture of military units. They remind us that even in the most serious circumstances, there’s room for identity, pride, and a bit of good-natured humor. If you’re interested in designing a morale patch for your unit, contact us today to see how we can bring your ideas to life!

How to make military patches?

1.Price Approval

Request & Approve Your Pricing.
In-house Design Team: We will work with you to make your logo look great on the label.

2.Art Approval

Review & Approve Your Art Proof (Free Design).
Turnaround time:
3-5 Business Days.

3.Pre-Pro Approval

We will make a sample for your approval.
Turnaround time:
5-10 Business Days.

4.Manufacturing & Delivery

Once you approve it we will start production.
Turnaround time/Production Times:
10-15 Business Days.

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